Tinker Ticker

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Tinker Ticker
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Theatrical poster
Directed byKim Jung-hoon
Written byKim Jung-hoon
Produced byKim Sung-eun
Starring Byun Yo-han
Park Jung-min
CinematographyPark Sung-hoon
Edited byKim Jung-hoon
Music byMok Young-jin
Production
company
Korean Academy of Film Arts
Distributed by CGV Movie Collage
Release dates
  • October 21, 2013 (2013-10-21)(TIFF)
  • April 3, 2014 (2014-04-03)(South Korea)
Running time
102 minutes
CountrySouth Korea
LanguageKorean
Box officeUS$22,094 [1]

Tinker Ticker (Korean : 들개; RR : Deul-gae) is a 2013 South Korean crime drama film written and directed by Kim Jung-hoon in his first feature-length for his Korean Academy of Film Arts (KAFA) graduation project. Starring Byun Yo-han and Park Jung-min, it follows a bombmaker who meets a detonator. [2]

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It made its world premiere at the 26th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) in 2013, competing in the inaugural Best Asian Future Film Award category. [3]

Plot

Park Jung-gu (Byun Yo-han) sends out homemade bombs to people he finds online who are likely to use them, yet these devices are unused. One day, Jung-gu meets Lee Hyo-min (Park Jung-min), a delinquent student at his university and sends him a package. Soon an explosion in a delivery truck hits the news. Before long, Hyo-min discovers who is sending him the packages and the two form a tenuous relationship. However, Hyo-min's unpredictable behavior becomes dangerous and Jung-gu finds himself caught in a situation that he can no longer handle. [4] [5] [6]

Cast

Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNomineeResult
2015 2nd Wildflower Film Awards Best New Actor Byun Yo-han Nominated

Reception

Pierce Conran: Tinker Ticker is another impressive debut from a KAFA graduate student. The film also benefits from its strong central pairing with Byun Yo-han as the reticent Jung-gu and Park Jung-min delivering a charismatic turn as the impulsive Hyo-min. [4]

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References

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  3. "26th Tokyo International Film Festival". Yahoo . 2013. Retrieved 2016-09-21.
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